The USCCB urged for talks to resume after negotiations reportedly ceased on Tuesday.
He wants us to pray for greater leadership roles for women in the Church.
He said the coronavirus vaccine 'belongs to the common good.'
Defending the controversial Vatican-China deal, Cardinal Pietro Parolin said Benedict XVI approved 'the draft agreement on the appointment of bishops.'
38 new Swiss Guard swore to 'faithfully, loyally and honorably serve the reigning pontiff and his legitimate successors.'
He is 'suspected of wiring the cash to recipients in Australia who helped ensure hostile testimony in the abuse trial of Cardinal George Pell.'
Pompeo met with Parolin after Pope Francis declined, citing not wanting to show preference towards a candidate in the election.
Pell, former Secretariat for the Economy, returned to a Vatica in the midst of ongoing investigations over financial scandals.
Burke said: 'this is not a political statement, but simply to state that a Catholic may not support abortion in any shape or form.'
In two years, in total only five bishops were appointed under the agreement, and none for the 52 bishop-less dioceses in China.